Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||66° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.9"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.6"||932.73 mi||west||0° 03' 35.1"||4.11 mi||south||932.56 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 55.8"||988.87 mi||east||0° 42' 26.6"||48.67 mi||south||987.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Potosi||Wed 12:56 PM||104 km||65 miles||56 nm|| NE|
|Sucre||Wed 12:56 PM||183 km||114 miles||99 nm|| NE|
|Tarija||Wed 12:56 PM||234 km||146 miles||127 nm|| SE|
|Santa Cruz||Wed 12:56 PM||440 km||273 miles||237 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Wed 12:56 PM||445 km||277 miles||240 nm|| NNW|
|Salta||Wed 1:56 PM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm|| SSE|
|Arequipa||Wed 11:56 AM||678 km||422 miles||366 nm|| NW|
|Tucumán||Wed 1:56 PM||744 km||462 miles||402 nm|| S|
|Asuncion *||Wed 1:56 PM||1068 km||664 miles||577 nm|| ESE|
|Rio Branco||Wed 12:56 PM||1140 km||709 miles||616 nm|| N|
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